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Beyond The Buzzer:
The Lakers announced Tuesday that they will wear “JB” patches on their jerseys for the remainder of the 2012-13 season to honor legendary Lakers owner, Jerry Buss, who passed away Monday at the age of 80.
According to Lakers:
The Lakers will honor the memory of Dr. Jerry Buss by wearing a commemorative patch for the remainder of the 2012-13 season.
In Lakers Purple and Gold, the patch will be two inches tall, and be placed on the right side of the player’s jerseys above the Lakers logo.
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REST IN PEACE
Jerry Buss, the longtime owner of the Los Angeles Lakers, passed away on Monday morning. The Los Angeles Times reports he was 80.
Photo Credit: Gettu Images Lakers owner Jerry Buss passed away this morning at the age of 80. Buss had been hospitalized for cancer for much of the past 18 months, according to the Lakers. His assistant, Bob Steiner, told the Associated Press that Dr. Buss ultimately died of kidney failure at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Jerry Buss completed his Ph.D. in chemistry at the University...
The Lakers honored their owner Jerry Buss before taking the court for their first game following his death with a touching video tribute and another more fitting way as the buzzer sounded. You can watch the video tribute below, but the real tribute came with the Lakers knocking off the Celtics by a score of 113-99.
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Jerry Buss had been hospitalized with an undiagnosed form of cancer.
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The Los Angeles Lakers illuminated Jerry Buss’ chair in his empty suite on Wednesday night and held a touching tribute prior to Wednesday night’s matchup with the Celtics. Kobe Bryant took the mic at halfcourt and proclaimed his appreciation for “the greatest owner in sports, ever” saying:
“He was a brilliant and incredible owner, but even a better person with a great heart…His...
Jerry Buss passes away at age 80
According to the Los Angeles Times, highly-respected owner of the Los Angeles Lakers, Dr. Jerry Buss has died at the age of 80 from a cancer-related illness, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
Dr. Buss, who amassed his fortune through real estate, purchased the Lakers and Los Angeles Kings franchises in 1979 from then owner, and fellow...
Jerry Buss, longtime owner of the Los Angeles Lakers died on Monday at the age of 80. Reports came out last week that Buss had been in the hospital battling an undisclosed type of cancer for months, but his death was reportedly caused by kidney failure.
Buss had been to the hospital a number of times over the last few years and had taken a step back in his involvement with the...
NBA Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman spent one of his 14 NBA seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers. That season was 1998-99, and he only played 23 games that year.
That doesn’t mean, however, that the enigmatic superstar didn’t get close with Lakers owner Jerry Buss.
So you could imagine Rodman was pretty sad when the news came that Buss had passed away Monday. Coincidentally, Rodman...